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HP shows interest in Hynix CMOS image sensors

Mar 19, 16:09

Inventec, which will produce Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) next-generation 10-inch netbooks, has been asked to evaluate the possibility of adopting Hynix Semiconductor's new VGA CMOS image...

TSMC and SMIC compete for CMOS image sensor orders

Mar 18, 13:52

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has recently snatched orders for CMOS image sensors (CIS) from a number of IC design houses including Israel-based Advasense and...

Himax expects CMOS image sensor shipments to ramp up in 2H09

Mar 12, 14:33


Himax Technologies has announced that in less than two years since the company established its CMOS image sensor team, it has launched 3-megapixel, 2mega-pixel and VGA sensors...

Hynix gearing up for CMOS image sensors, sources say

Mar 10, 10:58

Hynix Semiconductor is gearing up the development of CMOS image sensors (CISs) and will offer VGA, 2-megapixel, 3-megapixel and 5-megapixel models, according to industry sources....

SMIC embraces China CMOS image sensor design houses

Mar 3, 12:32

China-based provider of IC foundry service Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) has obtained orders for CMOS image sensors from most related IC design houses in China...

Pixart joins VIA alliance for China white-box netbook market

Feb 13, 09:35

Taiwan-based CMOS image sensor (CIS) maker Pixart Imaging has obtained certification from Global Mobility Bazzar (GMB), an alliance of manufacturing and infrastructure partners led...

Netbook-use CIS module shipments increasing

Newswatch - Feb 10, 10:25

Taiwan-based makers of CMOS image sensor (CIS) modules have increased their shipments since the beginning of February 2009, mainly because of large orders from leading international...

Demand from traditional notebooks is recovering, say CMOS image sensor makers

Jan 23, 12:05

CMOS image sensor makers have seen a warming up of image sensor orders for low-end traditional notebooks mostly from Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Dell. Order visibility extends until...

Kingmax affiliate to expand CMOS image sensor packaging capacity

Nov 14, 14:56

Backend service provider Kingpak Technology, a member of the Kingmax Group, has set a goal to expand its monthly capacity for CMOS image sensor (CIS) packaging and testing from 2-3...

Korean CMOS image sensor maker expands in China white-box handset market

Nov 12, 16:36

Seti, a Korea-based CMOS image sensor maker, has succeeded in expanding its CMOS image sensor market share in China to 50%, according to market watchers. Seti's monthly shipments...

SMIC develops 0.11-micron CMOS image sensor process technology

Oct 24, 12:37

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (SMIC) has announced that it has successfully developed a 0.11-micron CMOS image sensor (CIS) process technology. With this new...

MagnaChip quits image sensor business

Oct 24, 12:34

MagnaChip Semiconductor has announced the closing of its Imaging Solutions business segment, subject to continued support for existing customers. In connection with this action, the...

OminiVision seeks CMOS image sensor capacity commitments from TSMC and PSC

Oct 16, 12:52

CMOS image sensor vendor OmniVision reportedly has been in talks with Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and Powerchip Semiconductor Corporation (PSC) for allocation...

Aptina CMOS image sensor supply may not be able to meet demand from notebook makers

Sep 17, 11:24

Due to strong demand for the iPhone 3G, CMOS image sensor supplier Aptina Imaging may not have sufficient products to support notebook makers. The company has asked its 8-inch fab...

Samsung introduces CMOS image sensor dies to compete with OmniVision

Sep 16, 14:02

After deciding to employ another 8-inch fab for CMOS image sensor production, Samsung Electronics is said to be shipping CMOS image sensor dies instead of wafers to its downstream...

OmniVision may be looking to regain China CMOS image sensor market share

Sep 5, 10:44

Following OmniVision's announced plan to grow its wafer starts amounts, industry watchers explained the move as being the company's strategy to regain its CMOS image sensor market...

Aptina negotiating with Taiwan wafer fabs and DRAM makers for CMOS image sensor manufacturing

Sep 5, 01:00

Aptina, a CMOS image sensor making subsidiary of Micron which was officially spun-off on October 3, is reportedly in negotiations with Taiwan-based wafer fabs and DRAM makers to outsource...

Taiwan notebook OEMs to increase in-house CMOS image sensor investment

Aug 15, 16:04

Driven by attempts to enhance competitiveness, leading notebook OEMs in Taiwan, including Quanta Computer, are said to be growing their in-house CMOS image sensor development, according...

Pixart to secure Eee PC CMOS image sensor orders

Aug 14, 01:20

Pixart Imaging (PXI) is said to have secured CMOS image sensor orders from Asustek Computer with its VGA sensors expected to be used in Eee PCs, according to industry sources.

Samsung said to be targeting notebook makers with aggressively priced CMOS image sensors

Jul 25, 15:43

Samsung Electronics is being more aggressive over its CMOS image sensor deployment with positive feedbacks from notebook makers. By offering its 1.3-megapixel CMOS image sensor at...

OmniVision orders to fall short of target by about 20% in 3Q

Jul 15, 01:05

A weakening handset market is affecting demand for CMOS image sensors, with CMOS image sensor supplier OmniVision planning on reducing its order volumes to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing...

Aptina and OmniVision competition heats up

Jun 25, 15:19

Competition between leading CMOS image sensor makers Aptina Imaging and OmniVision is intensifying, as both companies are said to be aggressively extending their presence beyond their...

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    Toshiba 20MP BSI CIS

    Toshiba has announced that it will launch a new 20-megapixel (MP) CMOS image sensor, the TCM5115CL, as the latest addition to its sensor line-up for digital still cameras. TCM5115CL...

    Photo: Company, Jan 7.

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    Samsung S5K8AA HD CMOS imager for ultra-slim smartphones and tablets

    Samsung Electronics has announced its high resolution 1.2-megapixel, 1/8.2-inch CMOS image sensor (CIS) system-on-chip (SoC), the S5K8AA. The new S5K8AA expands the company's product...

    Photo: Company, Oct 7.

  • Toshiba+1%2E12%2Dmicrometer%2Dpixel+CIS

    Toshiba 1.12-micrometer-pixel CIS

    Toshiba has announced a new 1.12-micrometer-pixel CMOS image sensor (CIS), the latest addition to its CIS lineup. Sampling of the new sensor will begin in end-July followed by mass...

    Photo: Company, Jul 13.

  • Canon+202x205mm+image+sensor

    Canon 202x205mm image sensor

    Canon has developed what it claims is the world's largest CMOS image sensor, with a chip size measuring 202x205mm. The newly-developed CMOS sensor is among the largest chips that...

    Photo: Company, Sep 10.

  • Samsung+CMOS+image+sensors+for+webcams

    Samsung CMOS image sensors for webcams

    Samsung Electronics has expanded its portfolio of CMOS image sensors to include the S5K6A1 and S5K5B3 for use in notebooks and other devices requiring video capture. Samsung's new...

    Photo: Company, Apr 21.

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